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NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management (PSM)

NEBOSH and Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the UK’s Health and Safety Regulator, developed this Process Safety Management (PSM) qualification taking the knowledge of best practices applied widely for process industries such as oil and gas, refinery, chemicals, plastics, pharmaceuticals, and food etc.

This qualification has been designed to give process safety knowledge and understanding to managers, supervisors and safety professionals to allow them to manage their process safety responsibilities.

Course Duration:

4 Days

Who can benefit from this course?

This course is suitable for supervisors and managers in Chemical, Oil and Gas, Pharmaceutical, Food, Petrochemical, Refinery and similar high hazard work environment. 

NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is designed to provide a sound breadth of knowledge that will allow you to contribute to the effective management of process safety risks to prevent catastrophic accidents and near misses associated with loss of containment of energy or dangerous substances such as chemicals and hydrocarbons.


No formal previous health and safety knowledge is required. However, NEBOSH recommends students to have an underpinning knowledge of health and safety issues and may already have studied one of NEBOSH’s qualifications.

English language skill level 6 or higher in IELTS, or equivalent is recommended, but not mandatory, for those whom the first language is not English.

Course Outline

The qualification covers a range of issues affecting process industries such as oil and gas, chemicals, plastics and pharmaceuticals under 4 elements below.

  • Process Safety Leadership
  • Management of Process Risk
  • Process Safety Hazard Control
  • Fire Protection and Emergency Response.


Computer based examination is conducted by NEBOSH.  Learner will get 24 hour window to complete 90 minutes examination consists of 40 multiple choice questions.  Score of minimum 60% is required to pass (ie, 24 correct answers out of 40 questions).


Those who complete the course and achieved minimum pass in the examination will get certificate from NEBOSH.

Note: This course can be delivered in-company anywhere in the UK and internationally subject to 6 weeks lead time to register for exam with NEBOSH.

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